Job Description


Council is seeking to appoint a permanent full time Plumber to contribute to Council’s success.

  • 9-day fortnight – work/life balance with overtime opportunities
  • PPE, iPad, iPhone and Vehicle included (tool of trade use)
  • Earn additional $ in allowances and on call roster payments up to $15,000 pa

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to carry out preventative, corrective and reactive maintenance and new construction of water and wastewater infrastructure and to achieve operational, maintenance and community needs.

  • Salary for this role is $83,068.05 plus generous on call provisions, allowances and up to 12% super. 
  • Annual increases apply. 
  • On call roster attracts additional leave entitlements.

You will bring: 

  • Certificate III in Plumbing and licensed with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission.
  • Labouring skills to perform physical tasks on a daily basis. 
  • Understanding of and experience in quality control techniques
  • Experience and competency operating under a current Medium Rigid (MR) License (or ability to obtain within probationary period).
  • Current Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card). 
  • Work outside of normal work hours as requested by your supervisor as part of the requirements of the sections published 'on call' roster. 

Why work for GRC?

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

  • We are fortunate to live in an attractive, growing region and proud to provide opportunity for personal growth and career development for our employees. 
  • We offer opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution. 
  • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary including generous superannuation and a flexible roster that supports a generous work-life balance. 
  • We offer a range of employee benefits including free physiotherapy, support services and discounted health cover and fitness memberships. 

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  First Nations people are encouraged to apply.